(1910 - 1991)
William Lewis Lester was active/lived in Texas. William Lester is known for surreal landscape, figure-genre.
Biography William Lester
The following is from Paul Lester, son of the artist, and he credits the Handbook of Texas Online (http://www.tsha.utexas.edu):
William Lewis Lester, painter and art teacher, was the son of John Lewis and Mildred Matilda (Padgett) Lester, was born in Graham, Texas, on August 20, 1910. He had nine sisters. He moved to Dallas with his family in 1924 and graduated from Woodrow Wilson High School there in 1929.
He then studied at the Dallas Art Institute with Thomas M. Stell, Jr., and Olin H. Travis, while associating with other young artists, including Alexandre Hogue, Jerry Bywaters, Otis M. Dozier, Everett Spruce, and Perry Nichols, among others. (See also DALLAS NINE.)
He was an active member of the Dallas Artists Lea
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